Here are the times when I’ve taken a knee: — I once took a knee during a game when a soccer player’s shin was shattered right in front of me. I remember feeling somewhat helpless, but I knew that taking a knee was one small gesture of respect to that injured girl and to something … More When I take a knee …
Top 12 Summer Must-Do’s! Yoga, photography, BBQing, reading, gardening, walking/hiking, coffee drinking, knitting, travel to local places, support small business, blog! Yoga Ohm your way right into better health, mental clarity, flexibility, and strength. The yoga practice has existed for thousands of reasons for one main reason: it works. To be honest, some people shy … More Top 12 Summer Must-Do’s! Hobbies and Activities You Must Do this Summer
Easy, quick, summer salad recipe with avocado, corn, black beans, tomatoes, and cilantro. Can be used as salsa if you pair with tortilla chips! Cold salad. … More Summer Salad – Salsa
Oh, my. The other day, I was in a spiral of self-pity. I was feeling like a failure. I was feeling like I haven’t accomplished anything with my life. I was feeling mad at myself for my complacency at work. I was annoyed with the fact that I haven’t been actively working towards the goals … More Happy New Year, Teachers!
The question isn’t so much why do I teach? It’s after everything, why are you still a teacher? I have been asked many times throughout my career: Why are you still a teacher then? This question usually comes after I give a litany of reasons that illustrate how undervalued/underpaid teachers are. More than likely, it … More Why am I still teaching?
Here’s the recipe to my favorite quiche! I didn’t have the right pans for a frittata, so I made it quiche-style. No PAM or spray to keep it from sticking, either. This recipe makes two full quiches which feeds the two of us for 5 days. 1 tbsp Olive Oil Ground turkey Brown the ground … More Whole30 Quiche Recipe
Whole30 So, let me start by telling you how I feel today … day 31. One word: AWESOME!!!! Now, writing about my journey is a way for me to help others think carefully about their food choices and make a change. I am not a doctor; I am not a dietician; I am not a … More My Whole30 Experience
Don’t Laugh You have mastered the art of maintaining a straight face when a student passes gas in the middle of your lesson. Think of something terrible. Don’t laugh. Get the kids back on task. Ignore what just happened and pretend you didn’t hear it, too. Take Your Time You know 40 minutes is an … More 19 Things that Officially Make You a Teacher
Teacher: “What do you think of when you think of the word ‘primary’? Student: I think of the word primer. Teacher: Okay, and what is primer? What is primer used for? Student: Well, you use it before you put your makeup on, so you’re makeup doesn’t come off. Teacher: Yes, primer goes on first. It’s … More Cinderella Girls